The Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Area started investigating a violent theft spree in early May that occurred within the Venice Beach and Palms areas, the place 5 males have been attacked in unprovoked confrontations by a white, male suspect with crimson hair and tattoos. Two of the victims have been significantly injured.
O’Neal, 33, the one son of the late Charlie’s Angels star who died in 2009, was arrested on May 8 after he was recognized because the suspect in an armed theft at a 7-Eleven. After his arrest, proof and witnesses linked O’Neal to the violent crime spree, which got here to a halt quickly after he was taken into police custody.
According to a press launch from the LAPD, detectives from the Pacific Area offered their findings to the District Attorney’s Office on Friday, June eight. They filed one depend of tried homicide, two counts of assault with a lethal weapon, one depend of felony threats, one depend of brandishing a knife and one depend of battery. O’Neal stays within the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The police report revealed that one of many 5 folks allegedly assaulted by O’Neal sustained “significant and serious stab wounds and cuts to his face, neck and upper body,” whereas one other had a severe stab wound to the left of his physique. O’Neal additionally allegedly tried to assault one other sufferer with a damaged glass bottle.
Us Weekly beforehand confirmed that O’Neal pleaded not guilty on May 11 to robbing the comfort retailer in Santa Monica. He pleaded not responsible to second-degree theft, assault with a lethal weapon, possession of a smoking machine, possession of an injection/ingestion machine and two counts of possessing a managed substance on the LAX Airport courthouse.
“The suspect entered the store with a knife and approached the clerk and demanded money from the register,” the LAPD instructed Us in regards to the incident. “The suspect fled store on foot … Officers found the knife and cash in [O’Neal’s] possession.”
O’Neal was beforehand arrested in 2008 for a DUI and drug possession, and once more in 2011 for heroin possession. He was then sentenced to 3 years in state jail in 2015 for violating his probation and was launched early in 2016.
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